Essays Tagged: "precipitation"

Blue Ridge Mountain. A story of a visit.

grees and there was barely any humidity. Even though we have all four seasons and varied amounts of precipitation throughout the year it felt like it was either a scorching humid summer day or it was ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

CIrculation systems over China

rts of the globe. It is this motion which carries water from the ocean to the continents to provide precipitation and moves heat energy from the tropical regions toward the poles, warming the high lat ... , which is well established in both summer and winter, although winter monsoon is stronger; monsoon precipitation is associated with the polar front. The parts west of the boundary are affected by the ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Acid Rain Essay

his acidic solution eventually condenses in the air and comes back down to the earth in any from of precipitation (snow, rain, hail).Upon returning to the earth, the acidic precipitation can have seri ... ada, and many countries of Eastern and Western Europe including Japan. The consequences of the acid precipitation have been most apparent in Norway, Sweden, and Canada, however, due to tall smokestack ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Jan/1999

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Detailed information on SOLAR ENERGY in essay form.

causes wind which can be converted into electricity by means of wind turbines.By evaporation we get precipitation which is carried downstream by rivers. The current of this water can provide the energ ...

(8 pages) 276 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Drought in Morocco (with sources!)problem analysis of drought in Morocco

ssion of many years of drought. "Drought is the consequence of a natural reduction in the amount of precipitation received over an extended period of time, usually a season or more in length, although ... he last decade has decreased with a big rate. Because most of the agriculture in Morocco depends on precipitation, farmers during dry years find a big difficulty to irrigate their lands. In addition, ...

(4 pages) 79 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Poland:My country of Origin.

is about twenty six degrees Fahrenheit for January, and sixty four degrees Fahrenheit for July. The precipitation is greatest in the summer. The rain ranges to about fifty three inches in the mountain ...

(3 pages) 86 0 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Victimization Theories.

me assumptions and strengths dealing with crime and its victims. The five major theories are Victim precipitation, Lifestyle, Equivalent group hypothesis, Proximity hypothesis, and Routine activities. ... ates that the victim initiates the confrontation that might eventually lead to the crime. In victim precipitation, it can be either passive or active. Active precipitation occurs when the victim is th ...

(6 pages) 190 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Atmosphere.

he same sort of characteristics: air temperature, type and amount of cloudiness, type and amount of precipitation, air pressure, and wind speed and direction. Weather is the current atmospheric condit ... r for a given area. The National Weather Service uses values such as temperature highs and lows and precipitation measures for the past thirty years to compile "average" weather for any given area. Ho ...

(12 pages) 106 0 2.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Physical Geography Assignment .

fferences and similarities of Bay Area Cities for the average maximum temperature and average total precipitation within January to December. Cities included in this research are San Francisco, San Ma ... se, Livermore, and New Ark. The elevation varies between 10 ft. to 480 ft. Woodside has the highest precipitation and Santa Clara has the lowest one. Livermore has the maximum temperature and Half Moo ...

(1 pages) 110 2 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

An Ecotourism brochure for the Montane Cordillera.

e may also vary due to elevation. The western side of the ecozone usually receives 1200 - 1500mm of precipitation while the eastern side receives 300mm in the south and 500 - 800mm in the north.Size- ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Water Cycle

ese changes happen?It is made up of a few main parts:evaporation(and transpiration),condensation andprecipitation. Evaporation is when the sunheats up water in rivers or lakes or the oceanand turns it ...

(1 pages) 81 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

What is climate change

ther includes all the features we associate with the weather such as temperature, wind patterns and precipitation. When we speak of climate change on a global scale, we are referring to changes in the ... ures will lead to changes in many aspects of weather, such as wind patterns, the amount and type of precipitation, and the types and frequency of severe weather events that may be expected to occur. S ...

(2 pages) 192 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Desiccation of the Aral Sea

aving no outflow), its level is determined by the balance between river and ground-water inflow and precipitation on its surface on the one hand and evaporation from the sea on the other.The Aral depr ...

(6 pages) 47 1 2.8 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An experiment investigating how the concentrations of the reactants affect the rate of reaction

tion turns milky white), this is because this method is a lot easier to measure. This is called the precipitation method. It is when the product of the reaction is a precipitate, which clouds the solu ...

(8 pages) 74 0 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Hydoelectric energy

e and the need to modernize, are combinedtogether in an on- going cycle. The cycle beingevaporated, precipitation and concentration.Having water, though, does not necessarily meanhaving hydroelectric ...

(1 pages) 27 1 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Science-chemistry practical-To find out how the concentrations of the reactants affect the rate of reaction

tion turns milky white), this is because this method is a lot easier to measure. This is called the precipitation method. It is when the product of the reaction is a precipitate, which clouds the solu ...

(7 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The four natural physical spheres are: Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, and Biosphere

e oceans contain the vast majority of the water found on Earth and are the moisture source for most precipitation.Biosphere (bio is Greek for life)Encompasses all the parts of Earth where living organ ...

(1 pages) 5876 3 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Why were the motives for war different in the three kingdoms?

in Scotland as we shall discover was a motive that also contributed to being another factor in the precipitation of war. Conclusively through these findings we will understand why the motives for war ...

(8 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Greenhouse Gases

s more severe floods and droughts, increasing prevalence of insects, sea levels rising, and Earth's precipitation may be redistributed. These changes to the environment will most likely cause negative ...

(11 pages) 90 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Why some soils vary over space and time?

r so much from place to place. One of the most influential factors in soil formation is climate. If precipitation is high then this will affect the amount of air in the soil. Very wet soil has little ...

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences